1. Yes, retain an attorney, especially if you're a North Carolina license-holder. If convicted and reported back to NC, that would result in a revocation/suspension. It also could include some pretty heft increased insurance premiums.
There isn't really a sense of "equitable relief" based on financial circumstances (and the need to work), at least regarding the ability to drive. Put simply, one is either eligible under the NC DWI laws or not eligible.
A LOT depends on the nature and circumstances...Read more »
That's serious stuff. More information would be helpful, especially regarding the type of felony charges in North Carolina. . .and whether the charges are in North Carolina. The inquiry is from Georgia.
Here are two quick points:
1. The allegations of new NC criminal charges...Read more »
No. The NC Supreme Court JUST ruled on that legal issue.
Despite what many legal scholars consider to be the clear language of the N.C.G.S., the Supreme Court found the North Carolina General Assembly could never have intended an end result and dismissal of charges for the State's failure...Read more »
I live in North Carolina and haven't had any traffic violations in the past seven years. I was clocked going 74 in a 55 mph zone. Can I file a Prayer for Judgement and what would be entitled to pay if I can. Will I have points added to my license?
How Should I Handle My Traffic Ticket? Should I go to Driving School? What is an PJC? What does Continued Judgment mean? What are Insurance Points? What are Motor Vehicle Points? What is the difference? Should I retain a lawyer?
You've stumped this lawyer. North Carolina seems to focus on safety equipment such as lighting, brake lights, windshield wipers (if it's raining), etc. If a bumper wasn't properly affixed/attached and/or about to fall off, law enforcement likely could conduct a stop....Read more »
In 2001 I received a DWI while driving through Pasquotank county, NC. I hired a lawyer at the time to represent me because I was overseas still have a copy of the power of attorney, I never heard anything and assumes case was handled. I recently retired and live in Texas and found out the case was... Read more »
My friend and me were at a concert and were given a MIC. Two of us were NOT asked to blow. Two of my others were told to blow, and they did. We were not explained ANYTHING and we are not from North Carolina we don’t know how anything works in NC. We are from SC. AND I’am a half of week from... Read more »
By “MIC” one would assume the inquiring is referencing an Underage Possession of Alcohol charge. In Charlotte, we have different legal options. It makes sense to speak with an experienced Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Attorney.
a meth pipe with residue was in my car. they charged me with possession sched 2 and drug paraphernalia. but when i got car out of impound, the pipe was still in it. so if they don't have physical evidence, do they have a case? should i refuse the plea and ask them to produce evidence during trial?
Need more info, specially the nature and type of the criminal charges or NC traffic ticket.
IF it involves some sort of "unsafe movement" violation in Orange County NC, there may be legal options available. In Mecklenburg County, we often present proof of insurance coverage for the claim...Read more »
My husband was hit by a car passing to the right of cars stopped at an intersection on a one lane road as he was making a left turn. He was found to be partially negligent. Does the right of way rule apply to a car engaged in making an unlawful maneuver?
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